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Learn & EngageArmchair Azure

Whether you are a formal learner, or just curious to find out more, we can help you to engage with creativity, conceptual thinking and cultural meaning at IMMA.

Armchair Azure

Armchair Azure is a free online experience designed for people living with dementia and their families and friends. During Armchair Azure, you will explore a selection of artwork from IMMA’s Collection with a facilitator who has received special training in dementia-inclusive arts programming. Armchair Azure is facilitated online via Zoom.

To participate you will need a laptop or tablet with a camera to take part. We don’t advise joining on a smart phone as it can be harder to see the image of the artwork we are discussing on a smaller screen.

Dates

Date Time
Tuesday, 19 January 2pm
Wednesday, 27 January 2pm
Thursday, 28 January 2pm
Tuesday, 9 February 2pm
Wednesday, 17 February 2pm
Thursday, 25 February 2pm
Tuesday, 9 March 2pm
Wednesday, 24 March 2pm
Thursday, 25 March 2pm

Booking

Armchair Azure will be facilitated online via Zoom. Places are strictly limited to enable everyone to participate. Booking is essential. For more information and to place your booking, please email [email protected] or phone 01 612 9955.  Once you have booked your place, we will send you a link to the Zoom meeting.

The session will be led virtually through Zoom, a free video conferencing software. Participants should have access to a computer, smart phone, or tablet with a camera and internet access. If you haven’t used Zoom before, you might find the following videos by DEEP the Dementia Voices organisation in the UK helpful: Click here to view the videos.

Unfamiliar with Zoom? Don’t worry! Just mention this when you are placing your booking and we will send you on some helpful ‘How-to’ resources.

We also offer free, book-able Armchair Azure online tours to nursing home, dementia-care facilities or dementia support/social groups. A tour can be specially arranged by contacting us as above.

KEVIN, ARMCHAIR AZURE PARTICIPANT

"Armchair Azure was something different, something totally new - I can't believe an hour has passed! I really enjoyed it."

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Creative Ireland

Important Notice

To ensure the health and safety of the public, in line with current government restrictions, IMMA’s galleries will close from 24 December until further notice. All tickets purchased for Paula Rego, Obedience and Defiance exhibition will be refunded over the next two weeks. We appreciate your patience during this time.

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